About the Team

Hello! We are the teams that are committed to organizing and promoting the DFL in Lake County.

The Executive Committee

Todd Redmann


Todd currently works as a medical Social Worker. Previously, he has held positions in the fields of Community Mental Health, Education and Non-Profit Management. A three-year resident of Lake County, he and his wife relocated after raising their two children in southern Minnesota. Todd has been active in the DFL for more than two decades, and has served on unit boards at both the county and congressional district levels.


(612) 369-2981

Anna Madsen

Vice Chair

Anna Madsen and her two children moved to Two Harbors in 2016, after living many years in South Dakota. Anna is a Lutheran pastor (ELCA), but serves her synod as a public theologian. She writes, presents, and hosts the Spent Dandelion Theological Retreat Center at their home in Two Harbors, and is deeply interested in the connection between faith, life, and politics. The family loves to garden, be in the outdoors, play with their two hounds, read, cook, travel, and hang with ‘Opa,’ Anna’s classic, legendary 83 year old Dad.


(605) 521-6284

Marlys Wisch


Marlys is a lifelong DFL member and activist who has held multiple officer positions including Chair, Vice-Chair, Secretary, and Treasurer. She has worked on many committees with the 8th CD and the State DFL and she has helped to organize large dinners, silent auctions, small and large fundraising events.

Diane Dindorff Friebe


Diane has lived in Lake County for 11 years. She's active with Democratic party since about 2000 and volunteers with the Friends of the Two Harbors Public Library and the Two Harbors Food Shelf. She's been a member of the Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra Chorus since 2010 and has sung in the Lyric Opera of the North chorus for 4 seasons. In 2017, she started a Swing Left chapter in Two Harbors. She hopes to be very involved in this election year to elect a Democrat to the White House, keep the House left, swing the Senate left and support Democrats in state and local races.

Marty Anderson

Media Coordinator

Marty was born in Two Harbors and raised in Silver Bay. He worked as a multimedia producer creating video, web applications, and motion graphics for his clients through his company Anderson Multimedia. He retired and returned to the North Shore in 2018. He still enjoys producing video for select clients and volunteers his skills to the Superior Hiking Trail Association.

Marty has been active in DFL campaigns since 2004. He is especially proud of his work as campaign manager in the 2016 election of his daughter Erin Koegel to the MN Legislature. He looks forward to helping DFL candidates up and down the ticket get elected, candidates who will enact policies that are good for our state, nation, and world.

The Central Committee

Jan O'Donnell

Phill Arnold

Jon McMillen

Sandy Knupp

Catherine Conlin

Susan From

Katrina Roberts

Andy Beim

Nelson French

Tom Smith

John Meyer